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but the scene says snow from the midwest all the way to the atlantic seaboard. >> manda knox in a new fight for her freedom. a hearing to decide if she will be tried again for murder. >>> cage match. man versus shark. a tourist terrified when a great white gets all up in his grill. >>> and cinderella still dancing. florida gulf coast and its dunk city act advancing to the ncaa sweet 16 making history along the way. good morning, everyone. happy monday. welcome to "early start." i'm poppy harlow. >> and i'm john berman. it is friday, march 25th, 5:00 a.m. in the east. we're going to start with the epic seasonal lie. no matter what anyone tells you, it's not spring. from missouri to pennsylvania, millions of people are dealing with rain, snow, potentially dangerous wind this morning. the mix proved dangerous from indianapolis. cars collided on slick, icy roads. look at this scene in kansas city, missouri. the storm causing significant disruptions at the airport. this is not done yet. parts of eastern indiana and western ohio are under a winter storm warning from early this afternoon. the syst
court will consider the fate of amanda knox . they were first convicted and then acquitted of murdering her roommate, meredith kir ofer. customer -- kercher. they argued that she should return to jail. they say it is another form of harassment by the prosecution. >> she wins on monday, case closed, it is over and she can go forward without any further worry. >> kercher's family says there is still unanswered questions and we are searching for the truth. knox has spent the last year working on a memwior and hopes to earn her living as a writer. >> pope francis celebrated his first mass in st. peter's square today. he encouraged people to be humble and young at heart. the square over flowed with people eager to join the pope at the start of holy week. it leads up to easter sunday at -- at the end of the mass he walked outside of the popemobile. >>> new at 11:00, the humanitarian leader launched an anti-violence campaign based on breathing in san jose. they joined shrishri to kick off the cam -- campaign. it will create a stress free and violence free community across america. the movement
knox. an italian appeals court is in session trying to decide if she'll face another trial. over the 2007 murder of her roommate. john muller has the latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: today is the day. the end of a six-year legal nightmare or back to step one. a retrial. all eyes on the italian supreme court. this morning, inside the italian supreme court, prosecutors are making the case that amanda knox and raffaele sollecito should never have been acquitted of meredith kercher and are ordered a retrial. after they were released 18 months ago, prosecutors appealed the lower court's decision, citing contradictions in the rulings. kercher's family supports the appeal telling the media there are still unanswered questions. we're searching for the truth. in a statement to abc news, the knox family says this is another example of harassment by the prosecution. >> we're hopeful and prayerful that they'll render a verdict which will simply say that the apell at court acted properly. >> reporter: the worst outcome? a retrial. knox's legal team feels that is not likely. >> that ap
coming up. >>> plus not case closed for amanda knox. her murder conviction was overturned in italy. there is push to put her back on trial. how likely is that? someone, someone is $338 million richer. who is it? new details emerging about the only ticket that can lay claim to the fourth largest jackpot in powerball history. it is all "happening now.". jenna: we're both at work today. so you probably can stop speculating. jon: i didn't even buy a ticket so. jenna: sounds exciting for whoever is the winner out there. we'll keep you posted as we hear more about that. meantime secretary of state john kerry making a surprise visit to afghanistan in an effort, they say to repair fractured ties with that country. glad to have you with us on this monday. i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. secretary kerry finishing his middle east trip after a surprise trip to iraq of the he had a special sit-down with afghan president hamid karzai. it was his sixth time in afghanistan since president obama took office. his first as secretary of state. it comes at a krur time as the u.s. brings troops home
of amanda knox . they were first convicted and then acquitted of murdering her roommate, meredith kir ofer. customer -- kercher. they argued that she should return to jail. they say it is another form of harassment by the prosecution. >> she wins on monday, case closed, it is over and she can go forward without any further worry. >> kercher's family says there is still unanswered questions and we are searching for the truth. knox has spent the last year working on a memwior and hopes to earn her living as a writer. >> pope francis celebrated his first mass in st. peter's square today. he encouraged people to be humble and young at heart. the square over flowed with people eager to join the pope at the start of holy week. it leads up to easter sunday at -- at the end of the mass he walked outside of the popemobile. >>> new at 11:00, the humanitarian leader launched an anti-violence campaign based on breathing in san jose. they joined shrishri to kick off the cam -- campaign. it will create a stress free and violence free community across america. the movement is lead by the nonprofit art of
of the federal government. if passed texas would be the first state to have its own fort knox. joining us now to talk more about this is senior managing director at tangent capital. what's going on here? >> it's proposed legislation. it would set up a bullion depository. it also allows for silver and platinum. >> is that because they don't trust the federal government? >> sure, in part. you want to give people a way to store their gold properly. this is safe storage. what's interesting about it is there are sovereign depositories like fort knox. this is the first for private gold. and the law says if the federal government pro ports to confiscate we consider that null and void. this would be a way to prevent that. so you would be relying on texas sovereignty. >> this is interesting. you hear of the germans bringing gold and not wanting to leave it in the u.s. >> hugo chavez did that a couple of years ago. he had armored cars going through the streets of caracas. azerbaijan, small player, but they're taking their gold. it's being debated in the netherlands. so what we are seeing is a slow moti
is underway in italy to decide whether amanda knox will have to go on trial again for the murder of her roommate. prosecutors want her conviction reinstated. the american college student was cleared of charges she killed her british roommate. she spent four years? an italian prison. >>> state prisons in colorado on lockdown this morning tightening security measures after the murder of a corrections director tom clements. he was shot dead in cold blood at his front door last week. a paroled inmate was a member of a white supremacist prison gang and there is concern the gang could retaliate now for his death. he was killed in a shootout in texas last week. >>> a vial containing a potentially deadly virus disappeared from the galveston national laboratory in texas. the virus being studied because it could be used as a weapon by terrorists. it caused deadly outbreaks in venezuela. however officials don't believe it is a threat to the public. they don't think the vile vile -- vial was stolen but may have been broken. >>steve: you wash -- watch cbs's amazing race? they have contestants go to
the u.s. >> thank you. >>> now here's matt. >> there are new developments in the amanda knox case this morning. italy's top court is meeting to decide whether to overturn the acquittal for the killing of her roommate. >> reporter: it has been six years since this case began. seattle student amanda knox spent four years in jail, convicted of the murder and then acquitted. despite being virtually no evidence against her, they want to overturn the acquittal and try amanda knox again. and the case continues again. amanda knox and her then boyfriend raffaele sollecito, who is also convicted then acquitted of meredith kercher's murder to not have to appear in the court for the latest twist. since her release from prison in 2011. >> thank you for being there for me. >> has picked up her is studies in seattle, rebuilding her life with friends, family and a new boyfriend and a book soon to be published. prosecutors now want the court to set aside the acquittal by the appeals court can and try the case all over again. >> the only way the evidence could be characterized was absent, nonexiste
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